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Carriage Lane’s annual yard sale benefits Ugandan orphans

Cutline: In a photo from last year, Laine English (L) and Dorothy McDowell display some of the many items that were available at Carriage Lane’s Ranch on Jesus yard sale. Photo/Special.

Members of Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City are gearing up for their annual Ranch on Jesus yard sale planned for Friday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday Aug. 9 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The annual yard sale plays a large part in covering the educational costs of Ugandan children at Ranch on Jesus orphanage.

Donations for the yard sale can be dropped off in the Fellowship Hall the week of the sale from Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read More»

Nativity to offer new service Aug. 3

Beginning Sunday, Aug. 3, The Episcopal Church of the Nativity will begin offering a Sunday evening service at 5:30 p.m. each week. The new service is designed to appeal to those who are looking for a church home or are wishing to supplement their church experience.

The service will include a short service followed by a concert at the gazebo in the garden with David Ellis.

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity is at 130 Antioch Rd . (off of Highway 92) Fayetteville.

Bloom helps out troubled kids

The world can be a pretty tough place, and home is supposed to be the place that is safe from harm’s way. But that is not always the case, including for children. Addressing a variety of foster care and other needs is Fayette County’s nonprofit Bloom Our Youth, an organization which provides placement in the Friday-Johnson children’s home, operates the Bloom Closet in Fayetteville and works with foster parents. Read More»

Walter F. Burch, 98 of Fayetteville

Walter F. Burch, 98 of Fayetteville passed away July 3, 2014 at his residence.

Walter, born in Woolsey, Ga. was preceded in death by his parents, Walter L. and Mary Jane Fields Burch, step-mother Verna Roberts Burch, wife Beatrice, brothers Gray and Iris Burch, and sisters Mary Jean Burch and Eva Hardin. Read More»

Vance Frederick Lusk, Jr., 63, of Fayetteville

Vance Frederick Lusk, Jr., 63, of Fayetteville, passed away July 17, 2014.

Mr. Lusk was a retired middle school teacher with Henry County Schools System. He spent 30 years teaching middle school at Stockbridge Middle School and Dutchtown Middle School. He was a faithful member of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Fayetteville and was very passionate about theology. He was a loving husband and father and will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents Frances & Vance F. Lusk, Sr. Read More»

Orin Elsworth Huston of Peachtree City

Orin "Buddy" Elsworth Huston passed away July 19, 2014 in Bradenton Fla.

Born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Buddy was the husband of Gail Ann (nee Kohlmeyer) Huston for 53 years, father to Kevin Huston (d.), Garrett Huston and Jennifer Huston, and grandfather to Owen, Rayner, Brice, Dalton and MacKenzie. Read More»

Grant Thomas Herron, 32, of McDonough

Grant Thomas Herron, 32, of McDonough, passed away Saturday, July, 19, 2014.

Grant attended Fayette County High School where he was a standout athlete. He also attended Hargrave Military Preparatory School in Danville, Va. and received a football scholarship to Central Connecticut State University. He was an accomplished craftsman with a love of friends, family and nature. Grant was employed as operations manager of ProBuild's newly opened component facility in Villa Rica, Ga. Read More»

Peggy Mays West, 74, of Fayetteville

Peggy Mays West, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014.

She was a 1958 graduate of Russell High School. Read More»

Rose Frances Muzio, 90, of Peachtree City

Rose Frances Muzio, 90, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away July 15, 2014.

Mrs. Muzio was born July 10, 1924 in Schenectady, N.Y. to the late Joseph & Constance Coppola. She was a former secretary of The Rotterdam, N.Y. Women's Republican Club; she also retired after many years with General Electric. Mrs. Muzio will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Joseph Muzio; daughter Sharon (Ron) Aylor, of Nashville, Tenn.; granddaughter Melissa (William) Maurer of Rye, N.Y.; brother Domonick Coppola of Schenectady, N.Y. Read More»

Starting another Habitat home

Starting another Habitat home

Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc. is partnering with South-Tree Enterprises, Inc. and Cancer Treatment Centers of America to build a home in Newnan. Pictured at the ground breaking are, from left, Sandy Wisnebaker, board member, Newnan Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc.; Alice Muetzel, community outreach coordinator, Newnan Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc.; Kristen Schaner, public affairs manager, Cancer Treatment Centers of America; Chuck Ogletree, president, South-Tree Enterprises, Inc.; and Beth Dow, board chair, Newnan Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Photo/Special.

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